Over the five years to 2017, the TV and Appliance Wholesaling industry fared well as rising employment and household wealth provided a boost to disposable incomes, and US consumers gradually increased purchases of discretionary industry products. Higher consumer spending bolstered revenue in the retail sector, in turn leading industry operators to experience a rebound in demand as favorable economic trends, including growth in residential construction, propelled industry growth. Over the five years to 2022, industry revenue is expected to continue growing as favorable economic conditions hold, and consumers increasingly turn to energy-efficient appliances. Nonetheless, growth will be tempered by the continued prevalence of wholesale bypass, as consumers and retailers use the internet to circumvent traditional supply chains.
Operators in this industry wholesale a range of electric household appliances, such as refrigerators and washing machines, as well as consumer electronics such as TVs, DVD players and stereo systems. Goods are purchased from domestic and international manufacturers and then sold to mass merchandisers, department stores, home improvement stores and other appliance retailers.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.